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SOS Pacific (1959)

A flying boat has to ditch off an island in the Pacific. Along with the injured owner-pilot the passengers include a policeman and his smuggler prisoner, a slimey limey witness against him,... See full summary »

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Willy
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Louis
Tom Bowman ...
Alberto
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A flying boat has to ditch off an island in the Pacific. Along with the injured owner-pilot the passengers include a policeman and his smuggler prisoner, a slimey limey witness against him, a physicist, and a globe-hopping good-time girl. On the island they find a fleet of derelict ships, farm animals tethered, and cameras in a lead-lined bunker and a stark realisation soon dawns. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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14 October 1959 (UK)  »

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S.O.S. Pacific  »

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There is an early colorized version of this film available (from Renown Pictures). It has that usual hand-colored pastel quality but with a very limited palette. In the card-playing scene at the start, the 10 of diamonds is gray not red. See more »

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atomic thriller
30 March 1999 | by (Oregon USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie 20 years ago and can't shake it. It was 5 stores in one. Great cast,good angles,explosive drama..Hey,I just liked it..Ok..a must see..IF you can find it...


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